On this day: March 29

Published On: Mar 26 2013 11:37:13 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 29 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Coca-Cola is brewed for the first time, Elvis Presley begins boot camp, the last U.S. soldiers leave Vietnam, Henry Fonda wins his first and only Oscar, and the Tennessee Lady Vols complete an unbeaten season, all on this day.

OTD March 29 - Cy Young
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1867: Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Cy Young, considered one of the greatest pitchers ever to play the game, is born in Gilmore, Ohio. Young would earn 511 wins in his career, the most in major-league history. The Cy Young Award was created one year after his death in 1955 to honor the previous season's best MLB pitcher.

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